Do YOU possess the top success traits? Poll reveals the secrets to success - and it's NOT what you'd think

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Home ownership, financial information and independency are much important to group successful Britain than beingness possessions, an in-depth study of nan federation has revealed.

Being capable to time off an inheritance and accumulating a bully pension are seen arsenic among nan attributes which astir bespeak success, according to nan Ipsos research.

Feeling successful power of what is happening successful your life is besides important, while nan canvass besides recovered that nan state believes successful 'quiet luxury' and discreet consumption.

The UK is said to beryllium a federation of 'satisficers' alternatively than 'strivers' - pinch 51 per cent satisfied pinch what they have, compared to 30 per cent who want to execute more.

And nan researchers said Britons nary longer rank beingness possessions specified arsenic a apical telephone aliases TV arsenic a signifier of their occurrence - contempt this antecedently being nan case.

Ipsos said its Signs of Success report, which was released today, besides revealed 'deep generational and geographical divisions successful our perceptions of success'.

However, it said location was uniting 'common belief that location ownership, financial information and independency are much important than beingness possessions'.

Just 10 per cent of group said they for illustration to ain aliases do things that show their wealth, while 69 per cent disagreed - and a 3rd powerfully disagreed.

Even among precocious earners and nan Generation Z group of those aged 27 and under, little than a 5th admit seeking to flaunt their wealth.

People successful nan South East are nan astir apt to judge that it is easy for personification from their section area to beryllium successful, astatine 31 per cent. This is almost double nan UK mean of 18 per cent

The 3 attributes which astir bespeak occurrence are owning your ain location (63 per cent), being capable to time off an inheritance (59 per cent), and accumulating a bully pension (58 per cent).

Independence is besides seen arsenic an important measurement of success. 

Eight successful 10 who judge they are very successful opportunity they consciousness successful power of what is happening successful their life. But conscionable 17 per cent of those who complaint their occurrence arsenic debased consciousness nan same.

The study saw Ipsos asked Britons to complaint their ain occurrence successful life truthful far, utilizing a mobility based connected nan ten-point standard utilized by nan Office for National Statistics (ONS) to measurement wellbeing.

In nan South West of England, conscionable 11 per cent of individuals opportunity their individual occurrence is low

Some 13 per cent of respondents rated their ain occurrence arsenic 9 to 10 retired of ten, while 43 per cent gave a fig of 7 aliases eight. But astir a 5th put their occurrence astatine betwixt 4 and zero.

Only 8 per cent of group surviving successful rented accommodation and those from taste number backgrounds gave themselves a 9 aliases 10 for success.

Some 51 per cent of respondents agreed pinch nan statement: 'I americium happy pinch what I have, moreover if I cognize immoderate things could beryllium better.'

And 30 per cent argued: 'I want to get nan champion I tin successful life alternatively of settling for what I already have, moreover if that intends much difficult work.'

The attributes which astir bespeak occurrence are owning your ain location (63 per cent), being capable to time off an inheritance (59 per cent), and accumulating a bully pension (58 per cent)

Those defined arsenic 'satisficers' person higher levels of life restitution and are much apt to opportunity they person been successful. 

Older group successful peculiar look to person this mindset, pinch 3 quarters of complete 75s wrong nan group.

But nan study pointed retired that it is not ever individuals pinch precocious incomes aliases successful careers who are happiest pinch what they have.

Those pinch nary general qualifications (72 per cent), group surviving successful agrarian areas (60 per cent) and those pinch family incomes nether £26,000 per twelvemonth (59 per cent) are among those much apt to beryllium happiest.

Eight successful 10 who judge they are very successful opportunity they consciousness successful power of what is happening successful their life. But conscionable 17 per cent of those who complaint their occurrence arsenic debased consciousness nan same 

The 'strivers' group appears to beryllium younger and much diverse. 

The 3 most-strongly associated groups are students (60 per cent), 16-24s (60 per cent) and Generation Z (56 per cent). 

And those connected family incomes of much than £100,000 are much apt than mean to beryllium wrong nan group.

Some 77 per cent spot difficult activity arsenic being basal aliases very important to occurrence successful life, while 2 thirds opportunity an individual's skills aliases talents, acquisition and ambition arsenic basal aliases very important.

Some 51 per cent of respondents agreed pinch nan statement: 'I americium happy pinch what I have, moreover if I cognize immoderate things could beryllium better'

Only 46 per cent opportunity it is astir 'knowing nan correct people', while astir a 4th opportunity they consciousness nan aforesaid astir their parents' acquisition levels aliases family wealth. 

Only 1 successful 5 deliberation it is down to luck.

Respondents besides said that nan astir important facet for occurrence wide was treating different group good – which is seen arsenic basal aliases very important by much than 8 successful ten.

There is besides a geographical North-South disagreement exists successful position of really easy it is to execute occurrence successful nan UK today.

Respondents besides said that nan astir important facet for occurrence wide was treating different group good – which is seen arsenic basal aliases very important by much than 8 successful ten

People successful nan South East of England are nan astir apt to judge that it is easy for personification from their section area to beryllium successful, astatine 31 per cent. This is almost double nan UK mean of 18 per cent.

In comparison, only 7 per cent of those successful nan North East judge nan same, followed by Wales astatine 10 per cent and nan West Midlands astatine 12 per cent.

There is besides a disagreement successful nan proportionality of group who deliberation they are successful successful each region.

In nan South West, conscionable 11 per cent of individuals opportunity their individual occurrence is debased – pinch London adjacent down astatine 13 per cent.

Some 13 per cent of respondents rated their ain occurrence arsenic 9 to 10 retired of ten, while 43 per cent gave a fig of 7 aliases eight. But astir a 5th put it astatine betwixt 4 and zero

However, 36 per cent of group successful nan North East complaint their occurrence arsenic low, which is acold up of different regions. 

The adjacent closest are nan East Midlands astatine 22 per cent, Scotland astatine 19 per cent and nan East of England astatine 19 per cent.

Meanwhile, half nan organization judge that being competitory is important to occurrence - though a 4th admit to being suspicious of nan achievements of others.

Jealousy is astir prevalent among nan younger generation, pinch 43 per cent of Generation Z work together they 'often consciousness suspicious of group who I deliberation are much successful than me'.

Jealousy is astir prevalent among nan younger generation, pinch 43 per cent of Generation Z work together they 'often consciousness suspicious of group who I deliberation are much successful than me'

A further 17 per cent reported that they deliberation galore group are suspicious of their ain successes successful life.

However, nan researchers said jealousy diminishes pinch property – pinch conscionable 7 per cent of Baby Boomers, who are aged 58 to 78, agreeing pinch either question.

Mike Clemence, engagement head astatine Ipsos Trends and Foresight, said: 'Our information paints a image of a state that is comfortable wide and not driven to activity ever greater success, which appears to person benefits for our nationalist happiness.

'But perceptions are not moreover and little feelings of occurrence and power are alternatively predictably distributed successful nan UK on generational and location lines.

Even among precocious earners and nan Generation Z group of those aged 27 and under, little than a 5th admit seeking to flaunt their wealth

'When it comes to nan signs of occurrence successful nan UK coming it is not nan worldly possessions we amass, aliases moreover nan experiences we tin have, that denote accomplishment for most.

'Instead it is financial stableness and location ownership; these factors lend to a consciousness of greater power complete life which our investigation indicates is captious to accrued perceptions of success.'

The study was based connected 2,178 interviews pinch residents crossed nan United Kingdom aged 16 aliases complete which were carried retired betwixt June 1 and 7 this year.